EMR Unit 3 Quiz

EMR Unit 3 Quiz

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The AVPU scale measures mental status in four categories by assessing whether a patient is alert, verbal, painful, and:

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An altered mental state can be brought on by any of the following EXCEPT:

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Your patient has a persistent cough and breathes with her lips pursed. She says she is always tired and short of breath, and admits to being a smoker. You notice that her upper torso is barrel shaped. You recognize the signs and symptoms of COPD.

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Which of the following is characteristic of normal breathing?

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You and your partner are dispatched to a crime scene where there is a stabbing victim. Your first priority is to:

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The term ________ refers to actions taken to correct or stabilize a patient’s illness or injury.

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A ________ includes a visual overview of the entire scene to identify any obvious or potential hazards prior to entering.

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Which of the following would be considered a symptom?

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What is the difference between a sign and a symptom?

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All the information you gather about the patient’s current and previous medical conditions is referred to as the patient’s:

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A situation in which the patient exhibits abnormal behavior that is unacceptable or intolerable to the patient, family, or community is considered:

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One of the most common complaints to which an Emergency Medical Responder is called is that of ________, in which the patient’s alertness and responsiveness to his or her surroundings is decreased.

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Your patient is in respiratory failure. His breathing is too slow and too shallow, and he is no longer alert. You should:

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People experiencing dyspnea will sit or stand with their hands on their knees, shoulders arched upward, and their head forward. This position is known as the:

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Nitroglycerine is a medication commonly prescribed to patients with angina pectoris. Nitroglycerine helps relieve cardiac chest pain because it:

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Which of the following questions would be MOST helpful when evaluating a patient with chest pain?

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The Emergency Medical Responder plays an important role in ensuring the safety of all people at the scene of an emergency. This is why the scene size-up includes:

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The specific personal protective equipment used to minimize contact with blood and body fluids from a patient is called:

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In the OPQRST secondary assessment tool, the letter S stands for severity, which is measured by the patient on a scale of:

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In the OPQRST secondary assessment tool, the letter P stands for:

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